The 100 Highest Paying Jobs In New Hampshire For 2020

by Chris Kolmar
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Editor’s Note: Article updated for 2020. This is our sixth time ranking the highest paying jobs in New Hampshire

Ever wonder who gets paid the most? Or how much your dentist makes for all the pain they put you through?

We had that same burning desire to know more about the highest paid professions in New Hampshire. And if you can’t tell by that sentence, we’re a bit of what you’d call data nerds.

We decided to go directly to the source: The Bureau of Labor Statistics.

After scrounging through the Bureau of Labor Statistics, we discovered that Family Medicine Physicians are the highest paid people in New Hampshire.

Here’s a quick look at the top ten highest paying jobs in New Hampshire:

  1. Family Medicine Physicians
  2. Physicians, All Other; and Ophthalmologists, Except Pediatric
  3. Psychiatrists
  4. Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  5. General Internal Medicine Physicians
  6. Pediatricians, General
  7. Dentists, General
  8. Nurse Anesthetists
  9. Podiatrists
  10. Chief Executives

Everyone’s favorite dentists place number 7 on the list of highest paid professions in the Granite State. So the next time you sit there while they drill you can dwell on the fact that they are getting extremely well paid for it.

How we determined the highest paid jobs in New Hampshire For 2020

We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 590 job classifications in New Hampshire in order to identify those that get paid the most.

Pretty straightforward and easy to do when the government does your job for you 🙂

We used the most recently released data on March 29, 2020.

For more reading, check out:

Detailed List Of Highest Paying Jobs In New Hampshire

Rank Job Title Average Salary Entry Level Salary # Of People
1 Family Medicine Physicians $262,620 $172,310 800
2 Physicians, All Other; And Ophthalmologists, Except Pediatric $257,220 $114,230 1,220
3 Psychiatrists $256,460 $143,250 120
4 Obstetricians And Gynecologists $252,720 $175,120 100
5 General Internal Medicine Physicians $241,240 $98,710 150
6 Pediatricians, General $236,670 $163,420 250
7 Dentists, General $215,600 $93,930 450
8 Nurse Anesthetists $196,000 $146,400 170
9 Podiatrists $183,400 $63,200 30
10 Chief Executives $169,490 $83,580 680
11 Economics Teachers, Postsecondary $168,130 $68,650 80
12 Architectural And Engineering Managers $158,180 $96,580 1,550
13 Sales Managers $155,830 $72,220 1,660
14 Computer And Information Systems Managers $149,000 $88,610 2,730
15 Materials Scientists $146,540 $87,020 40
16 Marketing Managers $144,510 $82,790 1,220
17 Air Traffic Controllers $141,180 $80,950 440
18 Industrial Production Managers $137,300 $80,460 1,190
19 Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary $135,840 $72,750 140
20 Personal Service Managers, All Other; Entertainment And Recreation Managers, Except Gambling; And Managers, All Other $134,620 $71,640 860
21 Human Resources Managers $132,480 $74,990 700
22 Optometrists $129,850 $80,260 210
23 Purchasing Managers $129,710 $81,710 520
24 Financial Managers $129,440 $67,920 3,890
25 Pharmacists $129,370 $106,990 1,280
26 General And Operations Managers $129,190 $54,690 13,380
27 Computer And Information Research Scientists $127,360 $87,940 50
28 Computer Network Architects $127,250 $80,740 410
29 Training And Development Managers $126,900 $80,240 240
30 Lawyers $126,220 $61,180 2,000
31 Compensation And Benefits Managers $124,300 $80,730 90
32 Business Teachers, Postsecondary $121,920 $42,990 550
33 Computer Hardware Engineers $121,320 $71,920 200
34 Sales Engineers $120,250 $78,760 530
35 Medical And Health Services Managers $119,780 $67,080 2,170
36 Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary $119,750 $49,930 310
37 Public Relations And Fundraising Managers $119,500 $60,320 670
38 Physician Assistants $116,400 $88,100 670
39 Area, Ethnic, And Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary $116,200 $54,110 50
40 Data Scientists And Mathematical Science Occupations, All Other $115,790 $71,170 50
41 Transportation, Storage, And Distribution Managers $114,080 $64,640 590
42 Veterinarians $113,460 $66,940 510
43 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer $111,840 $69,060 500
44 Nurse Practitioners $110,680 $82,310 1,090
45 Electrical Engineers $110,670 $69,450 1,890
46 Software Developers And Software Quality Assurance Analysts And Testers $109,900 $64,630 8,990
47 Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary $109,890 $52,830 130
48 Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary $109,200 $54,900 100
49 Nurse Midwives $108,050 $84,960 70
50 Administrative Services And Facilities Managers $107,960 $63,400 1,050
51 Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary $106,170 $46,450 520
52 Physicists $105,950 $52,920 90
53 Engineers, All Other $104,960 $58,370 350
54 Personal Financial Advisors $103,580 $45,220 1,060
55 Sales Representatives, Wholesale And Manufacturing, Technical And Scientific Products $103,540 $48,480 2,590
56 Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary $102,790 $49,960 70
57 Information Security Analysts $102,770 $66,560 520
58 Physics Teachers, Postsecondary $102,030 $54,000 80
59 Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists $101,250 $54,350 330
60 Environmental Engineers $100,440 $66,230 250
61 Computer Occupations, All Other $100,070 $42,290 1,170
62 Operations Research Analysts $97,620 $55,940 550
63 Mechanical Engineers $97,560 $62,940 2,660
64 Materials Engineers $97,520 $68,430 80
65 Biochemists And Biophysicists $97,470 $66,040 90
66 Construction Managers $97,340 $57,850 1,260
67 Computer Systems Analysts $96,340 $62,430 2,800
68 Database Administrators And Architects $96,220 $59,340 420
69 First-Line Supervisors Of Non-Retail Sales Workers $96,010 $49,760 1,620
70 Management Analysts $95,980 $51,760 2,920
71 Securities, Commodities, And Financial Services Sales Agents $95,670 $38,990 1,240
72 Psychologists, All Other $94,800 $40,980 30
73 Postsecondary Teachers, All Other $93,250 $21,530 170
74 History Teachers, Postsecondary $92,900 $47,960 110
75 Hydrologists $92,620 $54,900 100
76 Funeral Home Managers $92,490 $47,220 30
77 Art Directors $92,400 $58,900 100
78 Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists And Geographers $92,290 $52,100 100
79 Education Administrators, Kindergarten Through Secondary $92,230 $66,060 1,380
80 Industrial Engineers $91,920 $63,540 1,910
81 Advertising And Promotions Managers $91,200 $60,000 50
82 Chemical Engineers $90,590 $56,770 60
83 Network And Computer Systems Administrators $89,970 $57,850 2,270
84 Financial Examiners $89,660 $51,180 130
85 Health And Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers And Inspectors $89,230 $66,130 60
86 Radiation Therapists $89,230 $64,700 100
87 Clinical, Counseling, And School Psychologists $89,000 $50,240 490
88 Physical Scientists, All Other $88,930 $50,590 100
89 Transportation Inspectors $88,330 $45,680 30
90 Architects, Except Landscape And Naval $88,230 $55,980 220
91 Acupuncturists And Healthcare Diagnosing Or Treating Practitioners, All Other $86,470 $54,020 200
92 Philosophy And Religion Teachers, Postsecondary $86,460 $42,180 130
93 First-Line Supervisors Of Police And Detectives $86,430 $61,990 580
94 Civil Engineers $86,100 $54,940 1,350
95 Loan Officers $85,910 $35,160 1,300
96 Financial And Investment Analysts, Financial Risk Specialists, And Financial Specialists, All Other $85,410 $52,820 990
97 Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, And Space Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary $85,190 $55,180 50
98 Physical Therapists $84,610 $66,020 1,250
99 Foreign Language And Literature Teachers, Postsecondary $84,160 $41,330 240
100 Art, Drama, And Music Teachers, Postsecondary $84,150 $32,760 300

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